Instructors lead the class through water activities and give safety-training instruction. There is some bookwork and other exercise components involved in this class.
This course gives instruction and hands on experience to students interested in becoming a YMCA lifeguard. During the course, students will job shadow a current lifeguard. Upon successful completion of the class, students age 14 and up will be qualified to volunteer as a YMCA Lifeguard Assistant on the pool deck. They will not be performing hands-on care in an emergency but will be able to assist members and lifeguards with non-swimming and first aid tasks.
For students interested in becoming a YMCA swim instructor, this is the place to start. Students will learn the skills and attitude necessary to provide a safe and fun environment in the water. During the course, students will job shadow a current swim instructor. Upon successful completion of the class, participants ages 14 and up will be qualified to volunteer as an aide in select Y Swim Lessons.
Early Fall classes and lessons begin September 10—sign up today.